4th marine regiment

Camp Carroll from the air, date unknown.

From Where We Were in Vietnam:

Camp Carroll, a.k.a. Artillery Plateau, Camp J.J. Carroll and FSB Tan Lam. S of QL-9, apx 1 km SW peak Nui Kiem (Hill 250), 7 km SW Cam Lo, 5 km NW Mai Loc, 8 km E to ESE the Rockpile, 26 km W to WNW Quang Tri. Originally named Artillery Plateau, but renamed 10Nov66, to honor Capt. James J. Carooll, USMC, CO K/3d/4th Marines, KIA 27Sep66 by friendly fire (improperly registered tank rounds) on Hill 400 while he was directing fire support for attack on Hill 484. By [Operation] Lam Son 719, was under ARVN control as FSB Tan Lam (2d ARVN Inf Rgt)… 12th Marine Arty ‘67, including four-155s, sic-105s here and then, in late Sep67, four-175s of Army’s 6th/27th Arty were added for long range support of Khe Sanh (175mm total later increase to six tubes). 


U.S. Marines with E Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, serving as guest Blackhorse Troopers from Killer Troop, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, defending the town of Huvez in the National Training Center, against the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, FORT IRWIN, Calif. June 26, 2017. (U.S. Army photos by Sgt. David Edge, 11th ACR, PAO)

Warrior Wednesday: U.S. Marines with Super Squad Competition 1st Squad, out of 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, provide cover fire after sustaining a simulated casualty while conducting the Combat Marksmanship Endurance Test Phase II on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Aug. 8, 2017. 

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin A. Bopp/Released)

Brown-out incoming.

U.S. Marines assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit provide security as a Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 (Reinforced), 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit prepares to land during a tactical recovery of aircraft and personnel training exercise at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti. The expeditionary unit was deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group.

(DoD photo by Lance Cpl. Lonzo-Grei D. Thornton, U.S. Marine Corps, 6 JAN 2014.)


U.S. Marines storm the beach under the security of ROK amphibious assault vehicles during a rehearsal for the amphibious assault portion of exercise Ssang Yong 2014 at Dokseok, Republic of Korea March 29. Ssang Yong demonstrates the ROK-U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ responsive amphibious and expeditionary capabilities from the sea. Forward-deployed and forward-based U.S. Marine forces, in conjunction with U.S. allies, have the unique ability to provide rapid force deployment for the full range of military operations, specifically in the Pacific region. The Marines are with Company G, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force under the unit deployment program.

(U. S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Anthony J. Kirby/Released)


Celebrating thirty-three years of making China nervous.

[1] Royal Thai and Republic of Korea amphibious assault vehicles lay a smoke screen during an amphibious demonstration at Hat Yao Beach.

[2] A ROK Marine assists in securing the beachhead during the assault demonstration.

[3] U.S. Marine Cpl. Jacob Obrienflasch, left, and Sgt. David Wainright, stand in formation alongside Republic of Korea Marine Corps at Hat Yao Beach after conducting an amphibious demonstration during exercise Cobra Gold 2014. Cobra Gold, in its 33rd iteration, is designed to advance regional security in the Asia-Pacific region. The U.S. Marines are with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force under the unit deployment program.

(U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joy M. Kirch-Kelling, 14 FEB 2014.)

A U.S. Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit fires blanks from an M240B machine gun to stop a suspicious vehicle during an embassy reinforcement exercise at a training area near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Oct. 26, 2013. (DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Chad Thompson, U.S. Air Force/Released)


4th Marine Regiment during Integrated Training Exercise (HD)  – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmfvsm4OFj0

Marines with 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, conduct the mechanized assault course portion of their Integrated Training Exercise at Range 210 Jan. 23, 2012. The MAC utilized M1A1 Abrams Tanks from 1st Tank Battalion, light armored vehicles from 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance and assault amphibious vehicles from 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, to repel a simulated enemy.

NOW ZAD VALLEY, Afghanistan (Dec. 9, 2009) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Rashad Collians, assigned to Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, watches his field of fire in the Now Zad Valley, Afghanistan. Marines and Sailors are clearing the area of Taliban presence so the local population may return to their homes. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Daniel M. Moman/Released)